Chris Saunders Plus

Johannesburg, South Africa

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Chris Saunders is a South African born photographer and film maker, from Johannesburg. His work is multidisciplinary and includes documentary projects as well commercial endeavours . In 2010 he won the year long grant at Fabrica, Benetton’s Creative Research Facility in Italy, where he researched and helped produce two issues issues of Colors magazine as well as work on various video and photo projects for United Colors of Benetton and Fabrica. He has also worked for some of the worlds top editorial and advertising clients.

He had his first Solo show in 2011 with his S’Phara Phara series which was a documentary series about the Real Actions Pantsula Dance crew from Orange farm, he is continuing the series into the broader culture of Pantsula and is working on a book with Art historian Daniela Goeller.

Chris’s documentary work is mainly focussed on different and original sub-cultures of South Africa from Pantsula, Izikhotane, Shangaan Electro and the different fashion groups from his country and continent.

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  1. PORT
  2. Nova Post Production
  3. David Pienaar
  4. David LaChapelle Studio
  5. Lucan Visuals
  6. Sinister Studio
  7. Cool Your Jets
  8. Dexter R. Jones
  9. Picture Tree
  11. Ola! Films
  12. STR.CRD
  13. Ari Kruger
  14. Velocity
  15. Jakob  Grunert
  17. michael cleary

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